Lt. Gen. Aamer Riaz (Retd)

Independent Director

Lt. Gen. Aamer Riaz (Retd) Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military) has unique experience of being the patron of two Defense Housing Authorities in Pakistan, namely DHA Lahore and DHA Quetta. The General Officer has the distinction of being the President of DHA Quetta during its nascent stage when the idea of a separate housing society for the major city of Balochistan was conceived. He also intended to make it one of the best housing destinations on the key route of CPEC, which would have led to increased industrialization in the province due to the availability of upscale housing facility for the relocation of national and foreign talent in the area. In his time as President Lahore DHA, first REIT based project “Dolmen mall” was also conceived.

In terms of the leadership and management experience, he has been the Commander of the Southern Command in Quetta and also headed the Corps formation in Lahore. He has also been the President of National Defence University where he expanded the education and faculty opportunities to include national economic security of the country.

He was commissioned in a Distinguished Battalion of Frontier Force Regiment in 1984 and retired from Pakistan Armed Forces in 2019. His varied Command, Staff and instructional experience includes Brigade Major of Independent Mechanized Brigade Group, Commanding Officer of Frontier Force Regiment, Chief of Staff, Commander Independent Infantry Brigade Group, General Officer Commanding of Division and Commander of two different Corps. Currently, he is the President of Euro Oil (Pvt.) Ltd., a Lahore based OMC and a member board of governors of a newly established National University of Security Sciences.

In terms of education, the General is graduate of Command and Staff College, Quetta and National Defense University, Islamabad. He holds the Master Degree in War Studies from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad and Diploma in Defense and Strategic Studies from University of Malaya of Malaysia.